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DIPLOMA OF ACCOUNTING

National ID: FNS50215 | State ID: AVX7

 

Do you have a head for figures and are aiming for management?

When you complete the Diploma of Accounting you'll be able to work in a mid-level accounts position, making you ideal for banking and business services, insurance, sub-accountant roles or as a registered tax agent (with additional training and experience).

You will gain skills and knowledge in preparing tax returns, auditing, budgets and forecasting, management accounting, applied accounting principles and professional practice.

Ask us how you can articulate from the diploma into a university degree with advanced standing.

With industry and government forecasting strong demand for accountants in the coming years, you'll be ready for recruiting.

Completion of the Diploma of Accounting opens up a range of further study options, including associate degrees, and it may provide entry to university.

Limited part-time offerings at Fremantle (Beaconsfield) and Peel (Mandurah)

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

When you complete the Diploma of Accounting you'll be looking at mid-level accounts positions, making you ideal for banking and business services, insurance, sub-accountant roles or as a registered tax agent (with additional training and experience).

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • Advanced Diploma of Accounting
  • Associate Degree of Business

Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where Rockingham
Thornlie
Duration One semester - full-time.
How Continuous Enrolment
Flexible
Full Time (On Campus)
Part Time
When This course is available for Semester 1, 2017.

When you complete the Diploma of Accounting you'll be looking at mid-level accounts positions, making you ideal for banking and business services, insurance, sub-accountant roles or as a registered tax agent (with additional training and experience).

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • Advanced Diploma of Accounting
  • Associate Degree of Business

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2017

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Core Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Prepare financial reports for corporate entities FNSACC504 AUQ16
Provide management accounting information FNSACC507 AUQ14
Prepare tax documentation for individuals FNSACC502 AUQ08
Implement and maintain internal control procedures FNSACC506 AUQ21
Provide financial and business performance information FNSACC501 AUQ11
Manage budgets and forecasts FNSACC503 AUQ12

Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Develop and use complex spreadsheets BSBITU402 AUH20
Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities FNSACC404 AUP53
Prepare financial reports BSBFIA401 AUK70
Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry FNSINC401 AUR82
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports FNSACC301 AUQ00
  • For TAFE Admissions full-time courses, apply at tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ when applications are open. Semester One applications open in September of the prior year, Semester Two (mid-year) applications open in May.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students, contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

South Metropolitan TAFE maintains strong relationships with a number of universities. On completion of diploma and advanced diploma courses, students may be eligible for credit towards a South Metropolitan TAFE associate degree or higher education diploma, or a bachelor degree at one of our university partners. For details of our university pathway options, visit our Uni Pathways page.

Please note: Different university entrance arrangements may apply to international students. For further details please contact the individual Universities directly.

  • Curtin University
  • Edith Cowan University
  • Australian Catholic University
  • Murdoch University
  • Southern Cross University

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Page last updated February 24, 2017